nos-trum. pronunciation: \nos'-trum\. noun. Etymology: Latin, neuter of noster our, ours.
1. a medicine of secret composition recommended by its preparer but usually without scientific proof of its effectiveness.
2. a usually questionable remedy or scheme.
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Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Medical Quote Of The Day - 13 July 10

"The 'light diet' of the average hospital is the polite term for starvation."

--Martin H. Fischer, MD  [1879 - 1962]

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